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Marie Jackson, who is suffering from dementia and was reported missing on Thursday, has been located and is safe at this time. Marie Jackson was transported back to her residence by the Ithaca Police Department and was left in the care of Lakeview Mental Health Staff. 

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On Thursday, September 29 at 10:11 p.m., the Ithaca Police Department responded to a missing person complaint in the 300 block of Third St. Officers were informed that a Marie Jackson, 72 years of age had left her residence around 6:00 p.m. with no known direction of travel. Ms. Jackson is a…

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The Apple Harvest Festival has take over the streets of Ithaca, closing down roads to make room for delectable food, timeless memories, and endless fun.

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On Thursday, September 29 at about 7:06 AM, the Ithaca Police Department responded to a local business in the 200 block of N Meadow Street for a report of a robbery. It was reported that the perpetrator stole property, then used force against employees, to attempt to steal more property befo…

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Staffing shortages at the Ithaca Police Department are putting increasing pressure on emergency medical services (EMS) in surrounding communities. Trumansburg Mayor Rorden Hart recently told The Ithaca Times that “data shows that delays in EMS response are closely linked to law enforcement s…

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The Community Police Board raised the question of whether or not the Reimagining Public Safety Committee will be recommending that the Board be given subpoena power in the future. The question came up during a conversation with Alderperson George McGonigal, chairman of the Common Council's S…

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On Monday afternoon, September 26, a suspect was stopped by the Ithaca Police Patrol and Investigations Division matching the description provided previously in a series of burglaries by an individual who also impersonated a NYSEG worker. This detention occurred on W State Street near Geneva…

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In documents released by the Tompkins County Ethics Advisory Board, attorneys representing the co-leads of the Reimagining Working Group responded to the allegations of ethics violations made against their clients saying, “It is the shared impression of both [Eric] Rosario and [Karen] Yearwo…

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The controversy over the planned eviction of the residents of 417 South Aurora Street by Habitat For Humanity, which had bought the home at auction from the City of Ithaca for $6,662 as well as paying back taxes and water and sewer fees, has now evolved into a question of who was actually re…

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Ithaca cyclists, whether riding their own bicycle or using a sharing bike from a new program, will soon find it easier to safely ride through the City. Amongst the provisions of President Joe Biden’s $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is billions in funding for the Transportation Al…

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The City of Ithaca has announced that there will be termination of water service on the 100 block of Maple Avenue, must east of the 5 Corners, on Tuesday, September 20. The work will begin at 7 a.m. and is scheduled to be finished by 3:30 p.m. Traffic will be reduced to one lane. Flaggers wi…

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The Ithaca Police Department reports that there have been numerous incidents of graffiti in the city over the previous few weeks. Many businesses and residences have been targeted. An Ithaca Police car was also targeted while the Officer assigned was conducting official duties in the downtow…

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The City of Ithaca will be repairing asphalt on portions of Hector Street (NY-79) from Warren Place to Floral Avenue, starting Monday, September 19. Traffic will be reduced to one lane throughout the work zone for the duration of the work. The project is expected to continue through Friday, …

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At a special in-service training meeting of the Ithaca Common Council, Acting Mayor Laura Lewis said that the City budget will be presented on October 5 and the first public hearing on the budget will be held one week later on October 12.

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Even before she applied to Cornell, Chenchen Lu ’23 was drawn to the Cornell Chimes by the large scale of the instrument, which commands the entire Ithaca campus as its audience.